For 2-6 players, ages 8+, playing time between 10 minutes and an hour.
Arithmanix - The Ultimate Number Game
Who will be numero uno in this quick playing, simple, family card game of manic maths?
There is no waiting around as everyone plays simultaneously against one another to try to add, subtract, multiply or divide the right combination of cards in their hand to equal the Arithmanix number.
The excitement builds as you race to be the first player to crack the calculation and then turn the timer to put pressure on your opponents to make their calculation before time runs out.
Pile up the points by equaling the Arithmanix number, or minimize your losses by getting as close to it as you can. Keep it simple to score quick wins or go for bonus points with a more complex calculation, but be careful not to get caught out by the dreaded order of operations!
Will you be the master of multiplication or be defeated by division? Every round throws up new number combinations and a new calculation to crack, in this clever game that you will want to play again and again. Suitable for age 8+
Quick + Simple x Fun = Arithmanix
�A fast thinking, brain training, code cracking, number crunching battle of mental arithmetic�
"The key to being good at arithmetic is practice so you can speed up. This simple card game is perfect for that. Fun and doesn't feel like sums..."
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� Contents: 32 number cards, 36 operator cards, sand timer, rules.
� Age: 8 years+
� 2-6 players
� Game time: 10 minutes to 1 hour
� SIMPLE: So very easy to learn
� QUICK: A round only takes a couple of minutes, so a game can last from 10 minutes to as long as you want, making it an ideal time filler.
� EVERYONE PLAYS SIMULTANEOUSLY: Therefore everyone is constantly involved and there is no sitting around waiting for your turn, when kids can lose interest.
� EXCITING: The competitive element of trying to work out your calculation before the others or then have to beat the timer cranks up the excitement.
� CO-OPERATIVE: All our testing has shown that after a round is finished, players always look at other player's calculation to see if it was possible to make the correct answer. This was an unexpected bonus as it further aids learning.
� VARIABLE RULES FOR DIFFERENT AGES & ABILITIES: We have written in a simpler version of the game in the rules for younger kids that uses just addition and subtraction.